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in south san jose just after 3:15 this morning. the 52-year-old woman who lived here just had the fright of her life. >> she was startled and scared, screamed and he ran out the backdoor. >> she called 911 and told police the male intruder was bald and wearing a plaid shirt. >>> they arrested 29-year-old ryan kamfolt. he is a registered sex offender and listed as a transient. >> when we stopped him he had a cell phone app with the police scanner frequency listening to us. we did find women's underwear in his pockets. not sure if that belonged to our victim. the daughter is out of town. >> found his car parked outside the victim's house. >> the people in the neighborhood have complained about recent burglaries. police were patrolling here and able to respond within a minute and a half. residents are happy about officers being able to catch up with the suspect so quickly. >> hands down to the police department for everything they are doing to doing more with less. >> police say he was wearing an ankle bracelet at the time of his arrest. he's on parole for robbery. whether he targeted the h
not heard back. back to you. . >> thank you. >>> in san jose police are investigating the city's ninth deadly shooting of the year. a man was found fatally shot in the area of murtha drive and capitol avenue. alex savage is live. >> reporter: good afternoon. many on this block heard a loud fight just a couple hours before this man was found dead right here on the sidewalk. police do think that early morning disturbance may be related to this deadly shooting. a neighbor leaving for work made the discovery around 4:25 a.m. this morning. she spotted someone lying in the street. when police got here are to the 2700 block of murtha drive, they found a hispanic man in his 30s who had been shot in the chest. the people across the street heard what sounded like gunfire. >> it's really sad to see how violence has just come up to -- i've lived in san jose since i was 14. >> a police lieutenant told us the victim lived in this neighborhood but it's unclear why he was targeted. neighbors did report a fight in the area around 2:00 this morning and police think there is a connection to the killing.
school teacher is behind bars in san jose today accused of possessing child pornography. new at noon, ktvu's janine de la vega has details on the arrest and the teacher's connection to several bay area schools. good afternoon, janine. >> reporter: good afternoon, tori. we just spoke to the superintendent here at the alum rock union school district. he says he's very concerned about this arrest. we were told by a source that the suspect has been a substitute teacherred a every school in the district. i want to show you a letter that we were just given by the superintendent. this letter is gonna go home to parents today explaining the situation. now, at this point, we don't know if any children from san jose are victims. now, let's go to a picture of the suspect. this is 44-year-old nathan forstell. san jose police arrested him yesterday for possession of child pornography. officers served a search warrant at his home and found evidence of child pornography there. nathan forstell is currently a teacher at martin luther king, junior elementary school in seaside. however, he was previous
in the north bay. we did have some mid-60s toward the south bay especially san jose. they are right in whrien that 66 and hitting at 65 right now. 50s kind of grey pattern on the coast and parts of the bay. pictures held in check there. clouds and drizzle on thursday. breezy and warm mid-70s on friday and cloud it up on saturday. something is going on sunday. >> a little easter. >> little easter egg hunt. right now looks like rain on the way but maybe in the afternoon and evening into monday. maybe sunday morning we will be okay. >> that's okay for like the easter egg hunts and that kind of thing. >> not that there is pressure or anything. >> i'm sure you are hearing quite a few comments. >> that's the way it looks now. >>> redwood city latest to approve the ban on single use plastic bags. they voted to bar retailers from handing out plastic carry out bags. they will also have to charge customers 10 cents for paper bags. there are exceptions for bags used for produce and meats as well as dry cleaners and newspaper delivery. the city says it will not start enforcing the ban until october to gi
backing off. as far as rainfall totals, really adding up. sonoma county, santa rosa, .83. san jose, .07. the latest on stormtracker2, we do have some rain showers and snowshowers up to the north and out to the east. you can see the activity out to the sierra for the west slopes. here's a closer inspection of our radar. not a lot of coverage here. you can see a few lingering rain showers scattered about in parts of santa rosa, st. helena, also approaching the vacaville area. once we move out the maps out, just to the north of fairfield. we still have a chance for a few rain showers for this afternoon. i'm tracking a few weather systems that could produce some thunderstorms. that's coming up. >> thank you. >>> winds and rain knocked down a tree in martinez at an apartment complex. the tree fell on two parked cars. one of the car owners said the damage is serious and she's having to work from home. they hope their landlord will reimburse them for the damage to the vehicles. >>> it's not the bad weather here necessarily but the weather on the east coast. that's what's causing delays at sfo.
this morning. >>> next door to the san jose airport police officers and city workers headed into a field with tents. more than 120 people have been living here for months. they have been given notice they were trespassing but some had not left yet and didn't know where to move to. >> i have no idea, i am going to bring myself to the road and i don't know from there, i don't know. >> as of right now i am hoping maybe a night or two at the motel if everything works out all right. if not maybe in the car. >> you are trespassing. >> this is city owned land where nothing can be built because of the proximity to the airport. they say it raises health and safety issues and some are packing up and moving there. the city realizes that but offering outreach services to build rapport with them to get help. >> i think the more consistent we are in the application of these clean ups and the more frequently we do them and break them down the less we will see. >> they are halling that off. the cost of the clean up is between 20 and 30,000 dollars, city officials admit there is not enough hogsing housi
do have cameras and we have turned it over to san jose police department and they will see if they can help us. >> it appears the fire started in the area of a vending machine, nobody was injured. >>> i am brian flores in martinez, where a couple of horses that escaped caused a little bit of ahead cake this morning. we will give you the latest on their condition and how they escaped. >>> rosemary orozco is tracking rain and that's not the only headline in the forecast. >> and a little girl is known around the world after being born with hiv. stay tuned. ♪ ♪ [ male announcer ] now's the time to save 5% off every day with your lowe's consumer credit card. [ male announcer ] now's the time to save 5% off every day . >>> more than 100 cardinals met to begin a search for the new pope. they will meet in the 16th chapel for a vote on the new candidate for the church. some candidates are outside of -- some of the candidates are outside of the cardinals. >>> doctors say the toddler is the first child to be cured of hiv and yesterday scientists in atlanta said the little girl wa
and other key community players. >> lorraine blanco, channel 2 news. >>> the san jose police department is getting ready to welcome new officers. more than 40 recruits will graduate from the police academy. it is the first academy graduation for the department since 2009. it will be held at the parkside hall in downtown san jose. >>> tomorrow marks one year dense the disappearance of sierra lamar. they say she was kidnapped on the way to school last year, not far from her home. >> angelo torres is charged with abducting and killing lamar. even though her body is not found. tomorrow, her family and friends plan to hold a balloon release and a fundraiser in her honor. >>> i was sleeping and heard a big bank -- big bang. >>> the simple mistake that cost a bay area family their home. >> we are looking forward to the weekend and something is headed our way. plus the labor dispute that was threatening to disrupt trash services. what happened this morning to ease tensions. . >>> the anti clerical purpose of the campaign and other campaigns and accusations against bergoglia are well known and e
near the east foothills of san jose. this happened in an unincorporated san jose neighborhood off south white road. janine de la vega joins us live now and janine, i understand you just heard from an upset family member of the man whop was shot. >> reporter: yeah, that's right. a woman walked up to me moments ago and claimed to be the sister of the man that police shot. they just left candles out here on the sidewalk where the stolen car that he was in crashed. she says that police shot her brother in the head and she's questioning why police shot and killed him. she tells me he's 26 years old, that he has four children and one on the way. we're not identifying him because we don't have this confirmed by police but they -- sheriff's deputies are staying very tight-lipped about the investigation. you can see the mess left from the crash and the shooting. things got very violent. you can see the damage on this white honda. sheriff's deputies say last night before 7:00, the man driving it started to ram police cars. police in unmarked cars, spotted it, realized it was stolen and tried to s
. >> now tax payers are the ones footing the bill for copper theft. the repair cost, well in san jose $160,000 to repair 500 lights. in freemont, nearly half a million in 2011 and 2012 and for bart almost $100,000 in 2011 to replace wiring along its tracks and on bay area highways from the south bay to concord, about 60-metering lights have been vandalized off the past year. caltran replaced 18 at a cost of $35,000 a piece. now, another trick cities are using to pull off, they are making the spools of copper worth more than $1000 so that makes it a felony to steal. basically their message to copper thieves is we aren't taking it anymore so beware. live from concord, ktvu channel 2 news. >> thank you. >>> meanwhile silicon valley is the center of many of the nations high-tech ideas but a new study says certain people are being left out. that story coming up in about 12 minutes. >>> valejo police are investigating the cities sixth homicide of the year. neighbors call police just before 5:30:00 p.m. yesterday after hearing shots fired from a home on hickborn street. when officers arrived they
and if we do we will give it to you live in this show. reporting live from san jose, janine de la vega, ktvu channel 2 news. >>> police continue to investigate a deadly stabbing, it happened friday afternoon on north first street not far from the santa clara jail. police are looking for this man, 25-year-old juan ramirez. he is accused of killing his former girlfriend, 29-year-old sandra cruz gonzalez. investigators say ramirez may be driving a dark green 1996 toyota t-100 pickup similar to this one and may be headed to mexico. >>> this noontime both sides of the prop 8 debate are gearing up for a big week. starting tomorrow the u.s. supreme court will hear two cases about gay marriage and both could have huge impacts for the state and country. brian flores is in the newsroom. how are people preparing for the hearing? >> reporter: no question this is a big week for both sides but starting tomorrow the u.s. supreme court is set to hear on proposition 8 and on wednesday the court will hear oral arguments on the defense of marriage act. several groups will be holding rallies leading up to tomor
booths starting tomorrow. >>> police in san jose are investigating a fatal accident just after 2:00 this morning, police found a gravely injured man behind the wheel of a totaled car on the sidewalk near southbound monterey road and kurt near avenue. the car crashed through two trees and a light pole. the man died a short time later and southbound monterey road was blocked for hours as officers investigated. >>> a homicide investigation is underway in napa after a gruesome discovery was made this morning on a highway overcrossing. firefighters and police received several calls just before 4:00 a.m. about a burning object on highway 29 on a pedestrian overpass near industrial way. when firefighters arrived, they found a man's body totally engulfed in flames. he was pronounced dead at the scene. no one reported seeing how the man was set on fire. right now police are investigating his death as a homicide. >> we're not sure if it's a homicide or suicide and we're treating it as the homicide and then less information or evidence suggests otherwise. >> the man's identity is unknown an
democrats will reject. >>> san jose city council will present ideas tonight regarding the homeless problems. transients living in a field near the san jose airport were told to leave on friday. but there are an estimated 60 camps in the city. a homeless man we spoke with said people need help finding work. >> as far as like programs for us, help us get jobs. i mean, a lot of us want jobs. a lot of us have families. i have two sons that i don't get to see because i'm out on the street. >> city leaders hope to increase enforcement at encampments provide more affordable housing and help nonprofits move people indoors. >>> that's made a big announcement share -- that's made a -- nasa made a big announcement today. janine de la vega reports the red planet might need a new nickname. >> reporter: nasa scientists know that mars should not be called the red planet. "curiosity" drilled a hole in the planet and discover what was hiding underneath. >> drilling down just a few centimeters and hitting a completely different planet, really, a gray planet instead of a red one wases is powering. >> reporter
. sal castaneda, ktvu channel 2news. >> thank you, sal. >>> san jose police are looking for a teenager in connection with two bold robberies. the robberies happened last night blocks away from each other in the area of 19th and san antonio streets. investigators say the teen used a pocket pocketknife to rob two min, one victim was slashed, the other hit in the head, both rushed to the hospital but not seriously hurt. a baseball coach from arinda is wanted by police, joel kaufman is facing six counts of molestation, a warrant has been issued for his arrest. he is accused of molesting one boy and filming another, prosecutors say he coached baseball building there and ran a traveling baseball club for teens. they say it is possible there are more victims. >>> police officers in san mateo are on the campus of the high school today and will be there all day after a message threatening the school and its students was discovered on facebook. >>> paul chambers explains how they responded in this report. >> reporter: as classes started at the high school there students and staff were greeted b
and will heal. out here. this growing memorial. there is people from the san jose police department who contributed some fractures here and -- flowers here and will help the officers feel the community's love. >> as the first vehicle pulled out, they saluted. >> it is for him and the other officers who drove back out and controlled the city streets of santa cruz. they had taken over to give the officers time to grief the ross of butler and baker. >> they showed their support. >> repaid them for what they did. and then to honor us. and to honor us the way they did this morning. >> that was pretty special. >> several members of the community. and they made it a point to greet the officers as they came back to work. >> it is all about the officers to support them and let them know that we love them. and our hearts are just with them this morning. >> baker and butler were shot and killed while they were investigating a sexual assault case. they had been interviewing. jeremy goulet, when he suddenly opened fire. when police tracked him down, he shot at them and killed them. the traumatic los
information to call 1-800-tell-chp, live from san jose, janine de la vega in. >> the north bay this morning commuters traveling from sausalito to the golden gate bridge faced an unusual road block, large rocks one measuring three to 4 feet wide rolled down a hill there forcing the closure of the highway. it happened before 5:00 a.m. near the waldo tunnel. a man suffered injured, the boulders blocked lanes until 6:45 when they were cleared. the hillside was deemed secure and all lanes re-opened. >>> transport transportation officials voted to approve a speed limit increase there to change it from 15 miles per hour to 25 miles per hour, the increase will not go into effect march 27th. next week is when the conversion to all electronic tolling takes place at the bridge. >>> flying in and out of some airports could soon be more challenging due to budget cuts. tara moriarty is live at the airport south of sfo with what the cuts could mean there. good afternoon. >> reporter: good afternoon, the tower you see behind me could become a thing of the past, air-traffic controllers as well as pilots on
of the motorcade leading up to santa cruz. they actually got from santa cruz to san jose a little faster than they were expecting to get there, going over 17, very long motorcade. but they all arrived at hp pavillion a little early and we saw some pictures of everyone essentially hanging out until they opened the doomplets but just thousands of people on the floors. a pavillion that can hold 18,000, 20,000 people for a sharks game, it is absolutely packed with police officers, with firefighters, and the first level, a two-level arena, the first level is also pretty much packed. but robert handa was telling us earlier the second level is empty. but, you know, that's probably, maybe 10,000 people are so inside hp pavillion, which is exactly why they moved it to hp pavillion, because the arena down in santa cruz only holds about 4000. >> but that arena there, as we can see on the smaller right- hand side of the screen is being used so people can watch a live stream of today's memorial service. there are people seated there on the ground, also in the stands. and so certainly that is one place whe
. investigators have not released any further details. >>> san jose police are investigating the city's third officer-involved shooting this month. it happened yesterday afternoon after a suspected car thief allegedly tried to run an officer over on almadon road in the city's willow glen neighborhood. officers say after officers stopped the car, the female driver put it in reverse and drove toward the officers. one officer was hit by the car and fired one shot at the woman. investigators say the injuries to the female driver and the officer are not life- threatening. >>> a case of alleged vandalism ended with a high-speed chase through the south bay. we have video of the arrest on highway 101 at the yerba buena road exit in san jose. around 10:00 last night, santa clara county sheriff deputies say they spotted four juveniles spray painting a railroad bridge that crosses highway 238 near bird avenue. when deputies approached them, the suspects took off in a honda. a check of the license plate revealed the car was stolen. the 45-minute pursuit went on surface streets as well as highway 280, 85
in hayward, brian flores, ktvu channel 2 news. >> thank you, brian. >>> san jose police are trying to track down a light-colored suv involved in a drive-by shooting. it happened at clyde middle school on hopkins school. the victim suffered at least one gunshot wounds and is being treated at the hospital. it's believed he may have been a former student at fischer. >> it didn't involve as far as we know, the activities on campus. it wasn't directed at the school. we have a lot of staff here to make sure that the school gets off to a smooth start. >> the principal says he will be communicating with parents about what happened. police are looking into whether the shooting was gang-related. they are checking on two or three individuals with the victim when he was shot. >>> the rain has urned on this first day -- returned on this first day of spring. commuters began the day with wet roads and drivers may be caught offguard by roads that are slippery from new rain mixed with an oil buildup. >> we want to remind people to slow down and increase your following distance. >> reporter: and the rain may
the beautiful blue sky. 72 san jose. the extended forecast, temperatures begin to cool as early as tomorrow. with the gray skies it's going to feel cooler out there. a little foggy out there. but the wetter day looks like sunday. we get back to work on monday and then -- >> steve was saying we need an inch and a half to get back to normal. we probably won't get that much. that's the problem with the storms. they bring us rain. they don't bring us nearly enough. but they make it a dreary forecast. >> just about 15 minutes ago -- >>> just about 15 minutes ago, the president left miami to go back to the white house. he was there to track private investments on highway and other public works. he made a speech at the miami port that's doing upgrades. president obama is falling for $4 billion in new spending on two infrastructure programs that award loans and grants. all of his proposals require approval from congress. >>> drug-sniffing dogs will be patrolling middle and high schools in dublin again. the dublin school district will have dogs that can sniff out illegal and prescription drugs on ca
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